Hi, I need assistance answering the following questions about DNA.
1. Why is DNA important to a cell?
2. Why is DNA important to you, as a human being?
3. Why is DNA important to society as a whole?
1. DNA is the basic "blueprint" of a cell - it's used, quite literally, as instructions for how to build proteins, of which proteins are then components which carry out all the necessary functions of a cell. Anything from infrastructure to signalling, proteins are required, and the building of proteins is entirely guided by what is "coded" in the DNA.
As a result, if DNA is flawed, missing, mutated or damaged in general, the blueprint becomes ...
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